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pharmacognosy

  • About the Department

    Pharmacognosy is the science of bioactive natural substances found in plants, animals, microbes and minerals. Researchers in this field investigate natural compounds, new therapeutic agents and also medicinal plants that include the subjects of botany, chemistry, and pharmacology.

    Department is dedicated to the training of outstanding scientists in the natural product sciences and aims to contribute to the multidisciplinary drug research and development from natural products, using the rich flora Andhra Pradesh, India. Currently, the department has a complement of 2 faculty members including oneAssociate Professor and one Assistant Professor and also 2 laboratory staff. The teaching and research facilities in the department include standard laboratories with relevant equipment’s. Thisdepartment has a great diversity of research areas available to trainees including phytochemistry, bio-assay, Phytophatmacology etc.

    Seminars and Workshops Conducted:

     

    S. No

    Date

    Activity

    1.

    29-7-2016

    Plantation programme (100 plants) on the eve of “VANAM – MANAM”, plantation by Dr. M.R.K. garu, Sri J Rangarajugaru,        Dr. S MadusudanaRaogaru, Dr. Govindarajangaru and Sri P Seetaramaiahgaru, Dr. M. Ramaiah, Mrs. S. Sarala

    2.

    21-06-2016

    Plantation programme on the eve of International Yoga Day celebrations, plantation by chief guest Sri Manohar Gupta garu, Yoga teacher, Isha foundation, Coimbatore

    3.

    26-2-2016

    Distribution of banana cultivated and harvested in our medicinal garden to management, teaching and non-teaching staff of HCOP

    4.

    18-2-2016

    Distribution of banana cultivated and harvested in our medicinal garden to management, teaching and non-teaching staff of HCOP

    5.

    1-2-2016

    Distribution of banana cultivated and harvested in our medicinal garden to management, teaching and non-teaching staff of HCOP

    6.

    04-12-2015

    Plantation (Maredu plants) programme on the occasion of ChatrapathiShivaji statue foundation stone laid by Dr. PravinThogadia, International President of Vishwa Hindu Parishad.

    7.

    30-11-2015

    Plantation programme on the eve of 54th NPW celebrations, plantation by chief guest Dr. Dattatreyagaru, ANU.

    8.

    29-11-2015

    Plantation programme on the eve of 54th NPW celebrations and KarthikaSamaradana, plantation by Dr. M.R.K. garu, Sri J Rangarajugaru,        Dr. S MadusudanaRaogaru, Dr. Govindarajangaru and Sri P Seetaramaiahgaru, Dr. M. Ramaiah, Mrs. S. Sarala

    9.

    28-11-2015

    Medicinal garden cleaning by our students on the eve of 54th NPW celebrations

    10.

    27-11-2015

    About 144 plants are purchased for planation in the medicinal garden on the eve of 54th NPW celebrations.
    Crotons-50, Deva ganneru-4, Plams-10, Laxmanphal-1, Sree gandam-2, Coastal red-2, Sweet nimma-1, Bhuchakra gadda-1, Red cactus-1, Vinca of five colors-5, Mandaram-25, Vishnuvardanam-4, Krishna tulasi-4, Coconut plant-1, Sanku pushpalu-2, Aloe vera-4, Tamalapaaku-2, Pampara panasa-2, Brahmi-2, Metta tamara-5, Raavi-1, Fl0wering plants-15.

    11.

    19-11-2015

    Distribution of Amla fruits cultivated and harvested in our medicinal garden to management, teaching and non-teaching staff of HCOP

     

    02-10-2015

    GandiJayanthi Celebrations, plantation by chief guest Dr. K. Madhubabugaru, NSS coordinator, ANU

    12.

    16-09-2015

    Distribution of Ganesh Pathri, cultivated in our medicinal garden to management, teaching and non-teaching staff with the intention of promotion of importance of medicinal plants and to educate the adulterants found in the market with the aid of pamphlets.

    13.

    05-09-2015

    Release of the book entitled “Fundamentals of Pharmacognosy & Phytopharmaceuticals” by Chief guest Prof. B. S. Sastrygaru and        Dr. M. R. K. garuwritten by our esteemed facultyDr.M.Ramaiah, M.Pharm., Ph.D,Associate Professor & H.O.D., Dept. of Pharmacognosy, Hindu College of Pharmacy, Guntur and Book Review by Dr. A. Ravi Kumar, M.Pharm, Ph.D, Professor &H.O.D., Dept. of Pharmacognosy,Bapatla College of Pharmacy, Bapatla.

    14.

    06-08-2015

    Plantation programme in our college in coordination with NSS unit.

    15.

    04-07-2015

    Plantation programme in our college in coordination with NSS unit.

    16.

    24-09-2014

    NSS foundation day celebrations—Plantation programme in our college.

    17.

    09-09-2014

    Distribution of Ganesh Pathri, cultivated in our medicinal garden to management, teaching and non-teaching staff

    18.

    05-09-2014

    Mrs. S. Sarala, Assistant Professor, former HOD, Department of pharmacognosy has been received “Best Teacher Award” from the college for the academic year 2013-2014.

    19.

    31-08-2014

    Plantation programme on the eve of free medical camp at Gundavaram, Guntur dist. Plantation by Sri DhulipallaNarendra Kumar MLA,  Sri K.S. Laxmanrao, MLC and Dr. K Sumanth Kumar, NSS coordinator, ANU

    20.

    22-03-2014

    World forest Day Celebrations—Plantation programme in our college

    21.

    29-12-2013

    National seminar on Advances and Prospectus in Herbal Medicine, Chief guest: Prof. L VenuGopala Reddy, Chairman, AP State council of higher education, Hyderabad; Guest of honour: Prof. D.S. Jeelani, Director, Center for Virtual Education, Central University

     

    List of Ongoing Research Projects

    1. Preparation and evaluation of PanchaHarithakadiChurna
    2. Preliminary phytochemical and GC-MS analysis of natural compounds

    Equipment and Apparatus Available in the Department

    1. Microscope with stage micrometer
    2. Digital Balance
    3. Autoclave
    4. Hot air oven
    5. B.O.D. incubator
    6. Refrigerator
    7. Laminar air flow
    8. Colony counter
    9. Zone reader
    10. Digital pH meter
    11. Sterility testing unit
    12. Camera Lucida
    13. Eye piece micrometer
    14. Incinerator
    15. Moisture balance
    16. Heating mantle
    17. Vacuum pump
    18. Micropipettes (Single and multi-channeled)
    19. Micro Centrifuge
    20. Projection Microscope

    Apparatus

    1. Reflux flask with condenser
    2. Water bath
    3. Clavenger apparatus
    4. Soxhlet apparatus
    5. TLC chamber and sprayer
    6. Distillation unit
  • Dr.M. Ramaiah
    M.Pharm, Ph.D
    Associate Professor & HOD
    Mrs.S.P.K.N.V.L.Sarala 
    M.Pharm
    Asst. Professor
 
 
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